At the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, the surviving members of Nirvana put on a performance for the ages. Drummer Dave Grohl, bassist Krist Novoselic and guitarist Pat Smear pounded out a four-song set of Nirvana tunes with a rotation of female vocalists taking on each song. Joan Jett, Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon, St. Vincent and pop superstar Lorde all took part, and in a new blog post by Novoselic, the musician reminisces about the hallmark night.
Honestly, did you ever think you'd see the day that Dave Grohl would embrace Courtney Love? After a tremendous of legal battle over the rights to Nirvana's music, the band's surviving members seemed to put their feud with Love to rest during Nirvana's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Those in attendance at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony at the Barclays Center arena last night were certainly treated to a nice surprise when the surviving members of Nirvana performed with various female singers to close out the event. But an even bigger thrill came for those lucky enough to make it into a tiny Brooklyn bar for an after-party where the Nirvana members performed a full set!
Nirvana's history was brief, but their legacy is the stuff of legend and this year the band is being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Ahead of their Thursday night induction, surviving Nirvana members Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic dropped by 'The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon' to share some stories from their past.
The investigation into Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's death has been criticized by many for 20 years. All types of voices have screamed incompetence at police, while others shout conspiracy, believing that Cobain's wife, Courtney Love, had a hand in Kurt's death. Those themes have been turned into the docudrama 'Soaked in Bleach, which will surely force viewers to reconsider their presumptions of Kurt Cobain's suicide.
With the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony coming up on April 10, there has been a whirlwind of controversy and speculation. From the inner turmoil involving the current and former members of KISS, to a potential performance from surviving members of Nirvana, many questions were recently asked to Rock Hall CEO Joel Peresman.